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Studies Evaluate Accuracy of eGFR Equations That Omit Race

Two studies describe strategies for estimating glomerular filtration rate without the use of race in the equations

Race Alone Does Not Explain Disparities in Cancer Screening

Other factors like physical disability and insurance coverage also play a role in explaining disparities

Monitoring BP at Home More Acceptable to Adults

24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring least acceptable method; adherence to minimum number of readings up for home monitoring

Artificial Intelligence Better Than Risk Factors for Predicting Cancer Risk

Findings seen for screening-detected breast cancer, but not interval cancer risk

State Insurance Legislation May Improve Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Legislation mandating insurance coverage for breast cancer screening more impactful than breast density notification

Screening Seniors for A-Fib Reduces Risk for Adverse Outcomes

Reduction seen in combined end point of stroke, systemic embolism, bleeding leading to hospitalization, death

Removing Race Term From CKD-EPI Could Worsen Cancer Care for Blacks

Removing race from CKD-EPI will calculate lower eGFR for Black patients and exclude more from receiving chemo

Stockholm3 Test May Aid Risk Prediction in Prostate Cancer Screening

Stockholm3 of 0.11 or higher combined with MRI-targeted and systematic biopsies could detect significant cancers, reduce overdetection

High Demand for At-Home COVID-19 Tests Could Hamper Supply, Abbott Says

Sales have skyrocketed due to the surge in cases driven by the highly transmissible delta variant

Breast Cancer Screening Down Among Low-Income Women During Pandemic

Eight percent drop in screenings at 32 community health centers means about 47,517 fewer mammograms, 242 missed breast cancer diagnoses